Dec 27, 2013 - 9:28 am
My last post on this subject was that my PSA had doubled from 3.3 to 7 in three months. The Doctor I saw said it could have been due to a very severe urinary tract infection and that I should teat PSA again in one months time. If the rise was due to he infection this latest test should show a decline. Unfortunately my PSA rose to 9.1 in just his last month. So it looks as if the cancer is coming back pretty rapidly. It is exactly two years since I had IMRT. The oncologist at the time of IMRT reccomended 2 years of hormone therapy. But the first 3 month shot nearly killed me. It aged me by 10 years and destoyed all my muscles caused heart problems, diabetes and lots of other terrible side effects. So there is absolutely no way I would even consider HT again. My urologist said that at my age 82 I should not have been given HT.
I feel very depressed now because I have given up a lot of things I like to fight this disease but they seemed not to have helped. i.e. Anti Cancer diet etc.
What is the next step?